New book about Evel Knievel brings back Kingdome memories
Back in that hazy swirl of plaid and polyester known as the ”˜70s, Evel Knievel ruled. No one was cooler, tougher, or more daring. And no one was more bad-ass.
Thirty-five years ago, he worked his motorcycle magic in Seattle, clearing seven buses and inspiring pretty much every boy under the age of 12 to become a daredevil:
For more on Evel Knievel—and his crazy sideshow of a life—check out our review of the brand-new book Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend, by Leigh Montville.